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Musician, composer, and educator Mark O'Connor is gaining followers among teachers and students every day with his revolutionary American school of string playing, the O'Connor Method, which the New Yorker calls "an American-grown rival to the Suzuki method." In an in-depth story about O'Connor's approach to music education, CNN featured the violinist and his innovative Method, which focuses on American musical history and vernacular as opposed to the study of European classical pieces emphasized in other programs.
Quoting five leading educators who endorse the O'Connor Method's concept of using American music, diversity and creativity, CNN says "music teachers couldn't agree more" with his unique cross-cultural approach to learning
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